In the Beginning [USUK] c2He flew through the forest, jumping through bushes and dodging trees. His breath was quick and low as he slowed his running to a stop, rolling behind a boulder and slipping an arrow from his quiver. “Né-aestömemetàtse,” the dark skinned man spoke quietly as he pulled back on his bow and shot a single arrow into the distant woods.
There was a short yelp before a coyote fell to the ground. The native grinned and flicked back his short, raven hair that always seemed to fall into his face. He crept silently among the shadows of the trees and approached the dead animal. Placing his bow on his back, he pulled out a small knife and began to skin the coyote. “Êto'seêvannðòho-aha'enèstove...” He mumbled to the animal as he began cutting off the meat. “Not that we really need to... I guess I'm kind of nervous...” When the skin, fur, and meat were removed from the carcass, the native began pulling out the bones a
In the Beginning [USUK]“Captain, our men are low on food. The last storm took the last of the grain...”
“What about my scones?”
“I'm afraid those are gone too, sir.”
The captain sat back against his chair and scowled. “Those were my favourite too.” He sighed. “No matter; stay on course. His Majesty ordered us to find the gold that Spain found on the New World and deliver it back to Britain, therefore, we shall do it. Understood?”
“Yes, Captain,” the sailor saluted and hurried to the deck to deliver new orders.
Tossing his compass from one hand to the other, the captain lifted himself from his desk and walked to the map hanging on the wall. The Age of Discovery was raging and Europe was determined to gain more power. Of course, this map wasn't exactly accurate; there were parts of the New World that haven't been explored, let alone discovered.
“Bloody Spain... taking all the gold he wants. Ha, well surely where my king and I chose t